Jyothy Puthumana discusses his research group’s Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging study, for which they compared prosthesis-patient mismatch prevalence and its impact on survival.
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Paul Heidereich discusses his research group’s study of variation in the use of left ventriculography at VA hospitals nationwide.
Defining the “Appropriate Use” of Transthoracic Echo (9 Oct 2013)
Susan Matulevicius discusses her study group’s analysis of the use of transthoracic echocardiography at a tertiary-care academic medical center.
Kavitha Chinnaiyan and Gilbert L. Raff discuss their study group’s nonrandomized investigation of using new scanner technology to reduce radiation from coronary CT angiography in the context of an ongoing quality-improvement program.
There are still a few days left in August, and the European Society of Cardiology meeting doesn’t start until this weekend in Amsterdam. Nevertheless, the American Heart Association has released the list of late-breaking clinical trials for its annual meeting in November. Late-Breaking Clinical Trials 1: Acute Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Care Sunday, Nov 17, 2013, 4:00 PM –…
Look Before Leaping to Conclusions About Bush’s Stent (19 Aug 2013)
Ajay Kirtane shares his thoughts on the publicity surrounding Bush’s stent and what it means for the public perception of PCI.
Radiation Exposure in the Cath Lab: A Radioactive Topic? (11 Aug 2013)
How aware are you of the risks of radiation exposure from fluoroscopic procedures?
Studies Raise Questions About Echocardiography (22 Jul 2013)
Echocardiography is a safe, noninvasive tool to image the heart without the use of radiation. For this reason it has become the most frequently used method to look at the heart for a wide variety of medical indications. Now two new studies suggest that, despite its popularity, transthoracic echocardiography is often not beneficial. One study…
Goodbye flat images. Hello holography. Sometime in the not-too-far-distant future cardiologists may work with projected 3D holograms of the heart instead of images on a flat screen. And this is just the beginning of a technology-driven transformation of cardiology. That’s the vision of Mount Sinai’s Partho Sengupta, who delivered a widely praised technology-gone-wild lecture at…
An emotion-raising debate, a late-breaker session, and technological innovations focus this fellow, despite Denver’s many attractions.